Patricia Meschino

Reggae Band Rebelution Aiming for Best Chart Week Ever

Rebelution Scores Best-Selling Debut Sales Week with 'Count Me In'

“Count Me In," the fourth album from California reggae band Rebelution, released on June 10 as a joint venture between the band’s 87 Music label and New York City's reggae independent Easy Star Records, is their second consecutive debut in the top 15 on the Top 200.
RCA Records and VP Records Team for Rising Soca Star Bunji Garlin's Newest

RCA Records and VP Records Team for Rising Soca Star Bunji Garlin's Newest

The upcoming album by Trinidadian soca star Bunji Garlin, whose career has soared internationally since the release of his soca-meets-EDM single “Differentology (Ready For The Road)," will be released through a joint venture between RCA Records and Queens, N.Y.-based reggae independent VP Records.
Jamaica’s Tarrus Riley Takes Control Independently on New Rocksteady Album

Jamaica’s Tarrus Riley Takes Control Independently on New Rocksteady Album

On his fifth studio album, “Love Situation”, Jamaican singer/songwriter Tarrus Riley and longstanding producer and musical director Dean Fraser pay tribute to reggae’s direct forerunner rocksteady. But more than findinging his musical direction, now working independently and owning his music, Riley says he has finally reached maturation in a changed music industry.
I-Octane in Jamaica

Jamaica’s I-Octanes Debuts Video for 'A Yah Wi Deh,' Featuring Ky-Mani Marley: Watch

Throughout his nearly decade-long recording career, which accelerated into high gear in 2010, Jamaican sing-jay I-Octane has amassed a hit-filled catalog rife with vigorous dancehall anthems recorded on the latest digitized rhythms, as well as some of contemporary roots reggae’s most heartfelt observations reflecting the cries of the sufferers.

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